Thursday, July 30, 2009

Playlist for July 29, 2009

* = New Release

Plastic Bertrand "Super Cool"
Franz Ferdinand "Dream Again"
Kings of Convenience "Stay out of Trouble"
Flight of the Conchords "Mutha'uckas"
Film School "Watch You Drink"
Wye Oak "Take It In"
Gang of Four "It's Her Factory"
Pavement "Grave Architecture"
Elliott Smith "Rose Parade"
Robert Petway "Catfish Blues"
Young Marble Giants "Include Me Out"
The 6ths "Winter in July"
The Apples in Stereo "Where We Meet"
Passion Pit "Seaweed Song"
Architecture in Helsinki "Scissor Paper Rock"
Fugu "Claviplucck"
Johnny Thunders "You Can't Put Your Arms Round a Memory"
* Fruit Bats "Flamingo"
Sleeping in the Aviary "I'm Old"
* Casiotone for the Painfully Alone "Optimist vs the Silent Alarm"
Yppah "I'll Hit the Breaks"
Broken Social Scene "Hotel"
Subaudibal Hum "Africa"
Beck "Missing"
The Russian Futurists "A Telegram from the Future"
Deerhoof "Fresh Born"
Tortoise "Minors"
* Barcelona "Please Don't Go"
Dirty Projectors "No Intention"
* Iron and Wine "God Made the Automobile" New
Ben Folds Five "Such Great Heights"
The Velvet Underground "After Hours"

Staten Island's PS22 Fifth Grade Chorus doing a cover of "Seaweed Song" by Passion Pit

Sunday, July 26, 2009

Online playlists

KCSB has changed their online playlist service to Spinitron. Browse the KCSB schedule on our station page. In addition to Blogspot, playlists for Between the Bars will be posted on my Spinitron page.

Thursday, July 23, 2009

Playlist for July 22, 2009

Lots of new music this week!

* = New Release

The Pixies - U-Mass
Yo La Tengo - Here To Fall [free download from]
Gomez - Whippin Piccadilly
* Regina Spektor - Folding Chair
Tapes 'n Tapes - The Illiad
The Walkmen - Wake Up
Panda Bear - Ponytail
The Softies - Pack Your Things & Go
* The Lemonheads - Green Fuz
* I'm From Barcelona - Paper Planes
Sunny Day Real Estate - The Ocean
They Might Be Giants - Don't Let's Start
Pop Will Eat Itself - Monogamy
Oh No! Oh My! - Walk In The Park
* StarlightMints - Zoomba [free download from wxpn]
* Fever Ray - Now's The Only Time I Know (request)
Peeping Tom - Caipirinha
Oceansize - Rinsed
* Snowglobe - Teenage Queen
* Mouthful of Bees - Please and Thank You
The Cranes - Brazil
Red House Painters - Japanese to English
* Cursive - Caveman
Pinback - Concrete Seconds
The Secret Machines - Light's On
Animal Collective - Bees
* Big Fresh Forever - Losing Friends to War
* An Horse - Camp Out
Supergrass - Hollow Little Reign
The Specials - You're Wondering Now
* The Thermals - At The Bottom of the Sea
Black Hollies - Gloomy Monday Morning (request)
* Mono - Ashes in the snow

Thursday, July 16, 2009

Playlist for July 15, 2009

* = New release

The Flaming Lips - Flight Test
Camera Obscura - My Sweetest Thing
The Dodos - Fables [free download on stereogum]
Devotchka - Queen of the Surface Streets
The Clientele - Saturday
* Metric - Collect Call
Morrissey - Lucky Lisp
Arcade Fire - Haiti
CocoRosie - By Your Side
* Iron and Wine - Such Great Heights
* Mewithoutyou - every thought a Thought of You
* Mewithoutyou - the Fox, the Crow and the Cookie
The Choir of Young Believers - Action/Reaction [free download on stereogum]
* Foreign Born - Lion's Share
Modest Mouse - The World at Large
The Unicorns - Child Star
Casiotone for the Painfully Alone - Nashville Parthenon
* Jarvis Cocker - I Never Said I Was Deep
The Teenagers - Make it Happen
* Starfucker - Bed-Stuy (Super Cop)
* Fever Ray - If I had a heart
* Iggy Pop - Les Feuilles Mortes
* Grizzly Bear - Southern Point
International Noise Conspiracy - Cross of my calling
Kissing Tigers - Pleasure of Resistance
* Wilco - You Never Know

"Haiti" by Arcade Fire from their 2004 album on Merge Records

Thursday, July 9, 2009

Playlist for July 8, 2009

* = New Release

Louis XIV - Ball of Twine
Shugo Tokumaru - Hidamari
Now Now Every Children - Not One, But Two
Tegan and Sara - Soil, Soil
* The Mumlers - Whale Song
Discovery - Orange Shirt
CeU - Bebuia
The Antlers - Two
Black Heart Procession - Rats
Department of Eagles - Classical Records
Hot Panda - Whale Headed Girl
Peter Bjorn and John - Living Things
Kaki King - Sad American
Mirah - Million Miles
* Akron/Family - Many Ghosts
Minus the Bear - We Are Not A Football Team
Hope Sandoval and the Warm Inventions - Blanchard
Slaraffenland - Meet and Greet
British Sea Power - Come Wander With Me
Appleseed Cast - A Bright Light
Fool's Gold - Surprise Hotel
Electrelane - Today
Beach House - You Came to Me
Speck Mountain - Twinlines
Alen Clapp and His Orchestra - Something Strange happened
Earlimart - The Hidden Track
* Yonlu - Waterfall

Thursday, July 2, 2009

Playlist for July 1, 2009

Theme of the show is "Dear John" based on an iTunes meme. The challenge was to choose song titles that, when read in order, form a Dear John (breakup) letter.

Song - Artist

Dearest - Buddy Holly
I Found A Reason - Cat Power
I Can't Be With You - The Cranberries
This Is What It Is - Nina Nastasia
I Hate The Way You Love - The Kills
You Don't Understand Me - The Raconteurs
You Think You're A Man - The Vaselines
You're Just A Baby - Belle and Sebastian
I Should Have Known Better - She and Him
It's So Obvious - Wire
You're No Good For Me - Joy Division
I Tried Very Hard - Hot Panda
You Tore Me Down - Yo La Tengo
Can't Hardly Stand it - Charlie Feathers
Like It Or Not - Architecture in Helsinki
I Am Over It - The Dandy Warhols
It's Over - The Beta Band
Oh, How The Boat Drifts - Mum
We Don't Exist - Meat Puppets
I Have Seen a Light - Destroyer
I Know What I want - Math and physics club
I Want Someone Badly - Jeff Buckley w/ Shudder To Think
Someone Like The Moon - Pulp
I Still Haven't Found What I'm Looking For - Damien Rice
Do You Understand? - The Apples in Stereo
I'm Good, I'm Gone - Friendly Fires
Leave the Planet - Galaxie 500
I Don't Want to Follow You - The Wailers
Don't Want To Know If You're Lonely - Husker Du
You Can't Break a Broken Heart - The 6ths
See You Later Alligator - Louise Attaque
With All My Heart - Clem Snide
Kate - Ben Folds Five